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Hybrid: Pediatrics Grand Rounds
Start Date: 2/17/2023Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 2/17/2023End Time: 9:00 AM

Event Description

The Treatment of Obesity in Children and Adolescents: An Update

Presented By
Stephen R. Myers, MD, former chief, Division of Bariatric Surgery, Reading Hospital; chief of bariatric surgery, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children; former medical director, Tower Health Weight Loss Surgery & Wellness Center; assistant professor of surgery, Drexel University College of Medicine; member of the teaching faculty, Bariatric Surgery Fellowship Program at Reading Hospital

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the need for medical and surgical treatment for childhood and adolescent obesity
  • Indicate the treatment options for children and adolescents
  • Explain the expected outcomes after weight loss surgery for adolescents with severe obesity

Target Audience
Physicians, nurse practitioners, nursing personnel, fellows, residents, medical students and other health care professionals who take care of children

Accreditation Statement
Tower Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Tower Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Claiming CME Credits
Attendees MUST sign in with the six-digit activity code provided at the session using eeds within 24 hours of the conference start time and complete the online evaluation within 30 days at http://towerhealth.eeds.com.

Contact Information:
Name: Alma Barberena
Email: alma.barberena@towerhealth.org
Dr. Stephen R. Myers
In-Person: DiGeorge Auditorium
Online: Please contact organizer for zoom link
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